1-19.1 Strategic Fit

Strategic fit explains not only how the scope of the proposed project fits within the existing business strategies of the client organization but also the compelling case for change in terms of the existing and future operational needs of the organization. Contents within the strategic fit category help answer the questions of “Why must this be done?” and “What are the objectives that this project will support?” The following should be analyzed during this stage:

Detailed assessments should include reviews to ensure that objectives are specific, measurable, achievable, and realistic.

Refer to Section 1-15, Manage Risks, for a detailed discussion on managing risks.